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The 2018 Season 

5 Concerts of Arts  -  5 Locations - 34 Artists

1. La Muse et la Mode

Palais Schönborn, Roter Salon

Renngasse 4, 1010

06 April 2018, 20:00

Classic and elegant, contrasting with modern and progressive—this dichotomy will be elucidated through a fashion show, as performed by internationally renowned ballet dancers and actors.


Musically, we present lesser-known pieces from the Baroque period, followed by the electro-fantasy of the Israeli DJ Tomer Maizner.





A. Piazzolla (1921-1992) - History DU Tango

1. Bordel 1900

2. Café 1930

M. Giuliani (1781-1828) - Serenade for Flute or Violin and Guitar, op. 127

1. Maestoso

2. Minuetto - Trio  

F. M. Veracini (1690-1768) - Sonata Op. 1 № 1, Ouverture

J.N.P. Royer (ca. 1705 –1755) - Le Vertigo

H. I. F. von Biber (1644 - 1704) - Sonata №3 from “Sonata a Violino Solo, Salzburg 1681”

A.Voormolen (1895-1980) - Suite de clavecin, Ouverture

DJ Tomer Maizner - Electro-Fantasie

G. Tartini (1692 - 1770) - Sonata for Violin “Il Trillo del Diavolo”,

Larghetto, Allegro, Andante-Allegro-Adagio



Yury Revich – Violin

Olga Filippova – Harpsichord

Maria Eydman – Piano

Manuela Schedler – Flute

Andreas Pesel – Guitar

Manaho Shimokawa – Dance and Choreography

KARL MICHAEL – Fashion Presentation

Reinhard Pohorec – Sensory Experience

3. Money - Art -Music

       Hofburg, Hall of Ceremonies

29 June 2018, 19:30

In the former center of power, the Hofburg, we explore the influence of money upon art and music.


We show how strongly patronage has influenced the emergence of world-famous masterpieces, and how the dedicatee of a work has led its composer to forging new directions in musical history.



Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713) - Sonata da camera a tre C-Dur op. 4/1 for two Violins und Violone (1694)

Dedicatee: Pietro Ottobon

I. Preludio. Largo

II. Corrente. Allegro

III. Adagio

IV. Allemanda. Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) - String Quartet No. 4 in C minor Op.18, no. 4 (1799)

Dedicatee: Prince Franz Joseph Maximilian von Lobkowitz

I. Allegro ma non tanto

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883) - Five Poems for Female Voice and Piano WWV 91 (1857/58)

Dedicatee Mathilde Wesendonck

V. "Dreams" (Study for „Tristan und Isolde“),

arranged for Violin and Piano

String Quartet on the Name B-la-f (B.E.L.A.I.E.F.) (1886) - various composers

Dedicatee Mitrofan Petrowitsch Beljajew

III. Alexander Porfirjewitsch Borodin:

Serenata alla spagnola

Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896) - Three Romance for Violin and Piano Op. 22 (1853/1855)

Dedicatee: Joseph Joachim

III. Passionate fast  

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897 - 1957) - Suite op. 23 for two Violins, Violoncello and Piano, left hand (1930)

Dedicatee: Paul Wittgenstein

V. Rondo - Finale (Variations).

Fast, intense – Allegretto amabile e comodo

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924) - Crisantemi, "Chrysanthemums"  for String Quartet SC 65 (1890)

Dedicatee: the Quartetto Campanari (In memory of Amadeo

Ferdinando di Savoia)

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) - Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 G-Dur (1923 - 1927)

Dedicatee: Hélène Jourdan-Morhange

I. Allegretto

II. Blues. Moderato

III. Perpetuum mobile

12 Hommages à Paul Sacher for Violoncello (1976) - various composers

Dedicatee: Paul Sacher

IV. Benjamin Britten: Sacher-Theme

Alfredo Casella (1883 - 1947) - Concerto for strings op. 40 (1923/24)

Dedicatee: Werner Reinhart

IV. Canzone: Allegro giocoso e vivacissimo


Yury Revich – Violin

Yuliya Draganova – Piano

AROTIN&SERGHEI – Art Installation

Nemanja Stankovic – Violoncello

MY Sounds Ensemble

Florian Amort (University of Vienna, Musicology) –  Lecture, Program

2. Mother Earth

Semper Depot,

studio of the Academy 
of Fine Arts 

18. May 2018, 19:30 


Nature has always played an important role in the inspiration for music and art. “Mother Earth” explores the influence of nature upon the arts, as well as that of man upon nature.

Matej Mestrovic is honored with the Austrian premiere of his re-composition of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. The ultra-famous piece is given new life through modern elements: Jazz and funk inspire humor and melancholy.


In the second half of the event, the internationally known duo Aliada presents works inspired by nature, landscapes, and light.




Antonio Vivaldi/ Matey Mestrovic (*1968) - 4 Seasons Re-Composed

(Austrian premiere)

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) - Lyric Pieces

1. Baekken

2. Melodie

3. Trolltog

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Waldszenen Op.82

3. Einsame Blumen

Ljubomir Nikolić (*1976) - Morgenlandschaft (dedicated to Duo Aliada)

Max Richter (*1966) - On the nature of daylight (from "Natur des Tageslichts")

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) - „Im Abendrot”

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - „An die untergehende Sonne”

Limos Dizdari (*1942) - „Abend am Meer“



Yury Revich – Violin

MY Sounds Ensemble

Duo Aliada (M.Knot und B.Laketic) – Art (EARTH)

Manaho Shimokawa – Dance (FIRE)

Markus Freistätter – Dramatic Reading (WATER)

Reinhard Pohorec – Sensoriy Experience (AIR)

Sokolin Assllani – Baritone

Arpine Rahdjian – Soprano

4. Carnival of Animals

Tiergarten Schönbrunn, ORANG.erie

Maxingstreet 13a, 1130 Vienna
07 September 2018, 19:30

Welcome to the musical Kingdom of Animals!


In the orangutan house of Tiergarten Schönbrunn, we revive the Imperial tradition of concerts in the Zoo. “The Carnival of the Animals” by Camille Saint-Saëns forms the centerpiece of the program, played by the most famous twin sisters on the piano, Ferhan and Ferzan Önder.


The reading of accompanying play will be performed by Ms. Sunnyi Melles.





Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) - Carneval of the Animals

Akos Banlaky (*1966) - "Camel Ballet" with a pantomime performance

Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov (1889 - 1985), arr. Efrem Zimbalist - Fantasy on the Themes from the Opera "The Golden Cockerel’ and ‘The Flight of the Bumblebee’



Yury Revich – Violin

Ferhan & Ferzan Önder – Piano

Donka Angatscheva – Piano

Francois-Pierre Descamps – Conductor

Sunnyi Melles – Dramatic Reading

Isabel Blumenschein – Walking on stilts

Anna Brodacz – Walking on stilts

MY Sounds Ensemble


Annual Benefit-Gala


Theater an der Wien
22 November 2018, 19:30

A country without war, without hunger, without suffering, and with prospects and a future—for many children this remains a dream.


In our annual Benefit-Gala for the children’s charity, UNICEF, we assemble some of the most famous stars of the stage, including Grammy-winner Sumi Jo, actress Christiane Hörbiger, Ute Lemper and Thiago Soares, Premier danseur of the Royal Ballet, London.



Johnny Mercer & Henry Mancini – Moon River

Mark Summers – Julie O

Pete Seeger - Sag mir wo die Blumen sind ...

Dramatic Reading

Robert Schumann

"Von fremden Ländern und Menschen"

"Kuriose Geschichte"

"Wichtige Begebenheit”


Giacomo Puccini - Vissi d'arte

Giacomo Puccini - O mio babbino caro

Komitas - Zwei Armenische Lieder

Pablo de Sarasate - Spanischer Tanz

Johannes Brahms - Scherzo

A. Khachaturian - Säbeltanz

Dramatic Reading

Vincenzo Bellini - Casta Diva




Claude Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Schmerke Kaczerginsky/ Alexander Voloviski - Dann Shtiler Shtiler
Bob Dylan - The answer my friend is blowing in the wind 
Charles Trenet - Que reste-t il de nos amours 

Exstract from „Romanian Roulette“ mit Überraschungsgästen

Piotr Tchaikovsky - Andante from the ballet 'Schwanensee'

In Memoriam Prof. Frederick Marvin

Pablo de Sarasate – Carmen Fantasie

Franz Lehar – Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiß

Ah Vous Dirai-je Maman (Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star)




Rudolf Sieczyński - Wien, du Stadt meiner Träume


VIDEO Presentation


During the concert you can expect a

Children Take Over

on the occasion of the World Children's Day on the 20th. of November



Yury Revich – Violin

Sumi Jo – Soprano

Christiane Hörbiger – Dramatic Reading

Hasmik Papian – Soprano

Ute Lemper – Soprano

Mercedes Echerer – Actress

Markus Freistätter – Dramatic Reading

Nicole Beutler – Dramatic Reading

Liudmila Konovalova  – Prima Ballerina, Wiener Staatsballet

Thiago Soares – Royal Ballet, London

Brendan Goh – Violoncello

Nareh Arghamanyan – Piano

Yuliya Draganova – Piano

Donka Angatscheva – Piano

Simone Di Crescenzo – Piano

Vana Gierig– Piano

Kai Gergov– Violin

Chor of the AMADEUS International School

Benoit Benichou - Stage Director

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